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Bootstrapped.fm, Episode 41, "90% good looks. 10% ideas."


#1

In this episode, we talk about Laracon, holding a conference in New York, Snappy Concierge, experimental coding, Scribbleton, the Mac app store, the Bootstrapped.fm conference, managing product websites, and disruptive businesses.

Download the episode and view the show notes.


#2

For the conference location, how about one of the ‘best places for boostrappers to live’ such as Austin, Raleigh, etc? Let people get a feel for the location.


#3

That’s an interesting idea.


#4

I say give Silicon Valley the finger and hold the conference in San Francisco :smile:


#5

If you’d like to sign-up to be notified about the details of the Bootstrapped.fm conference, you can do so on the conference page at http://conference.bootstrapped.fm

If you’d like to participate in the discussion surrounding the conference dates, venues, speakers, location, etc, there’s a thread for that.


#6

Here’s the conference plan:

Name: BootUp
AKA: The UP Conference
5 Downer Presentations to kick things off:

  1. ​Charlatans​​ Work Less (The 4 hour work week explained)
  2. ​10,000 True Fans (since 1000 didn’t work, this has got to work)
  3. LTV Has No Value (why you can’t spend the lifetime value of a customer on acquiring a customer)
  4. How to Talk About Shady Marketing Technics By Just Making Up New Words
  5. Exploiting Desires is Way Easier than Solving Problems.

Followed by hours of talking.


#7

“BootUp” was actually one of the name we considered. :smile:


#8

It’s Got to be AKA the UP Conference.

Nice and cheesy


#9

You could do it out in Pasadena with the TechZing guys, they want to do a conference as well.

http://techzinglive.com/page/1438/258-tz-discussion-a-sunday-evening-with-justin-and-jason


#10

Andrey,

I empathise your pain of having to use Xcode and other not-so-nice IDE’s. The main reason I don’t make iOS stuff is the pain of Xcode.

You should take a look at AppCode. For the times when I just have to do some Objective-C work, I use this because it is actually a joy to use. They charge money, albeit not too much, for an alternative to Xcode, which I think is a gutsy move.


#11

@SteveMcLeod I’ll check it out. Thanks!